So, you've created a database and application and want to see how it operates with a substantial load of data In this product review of Datatect 1.6, you can learn how this third-party product could help you benchmark you database with a lot of sample data.
This article delves into the mysterious xmlHTTP object and the supporting ASP code. I've got to tell you that I really love using this object. Basically what I like about it is that through xmlHTTP you can expose some or all methods of any ActiveX class to the client-side user. What this means is you are giving the user the capability of calling your back-end Active X controls. And the best part of it all is that the entire communication process takes place behind the scenes!
Recently while working on the SQLServerCentral.com site, Leon Platt ran into an interesting ADO gotcha that he demonstrates in this quick tip.
DBAs often ask how to transfer DTS packages and move them between servers. They also want a version control system that is more robust than that provided in msdb. Steve Jones looks at one of the features of the DTS designer that solves both of these problems.
What if you need to convert an existing Microsoft Access 97 database application into a true client-server application that is based on a SQL Server back end? If you know a little about Visual Basic and SQL Server, it's easy to make your app take advantage of the power and scalability provided by SQL Server 7.0.
Sometimes as hard as you look you just can't find the answer or idea you're looking for - that's when a good discussion forum comes in handy! Read this article for some tips and tricks on using our discussion forums successfully. Then when you have time, browse our current discussions and see if they work.